ABOUT THE CLASS
Come learn about the power, pitfalls and promise of the adolescent brain.
Latest research shows that the adolescent brain is NOT a smaller adult brain!
We used to think that early childhood was the single most important period of brain development. We now know that adolescence is a second,uniquely important period.
Find out what adolescents and adults can do to protect and maximize the
potential of the adolescent brain during this time of incredible growth.
STUDENTS will learn:
Why the brain is responsible for the dramatic changes that take place during adolescence.
How to protect your brain while seeking out new experiences, enjoying thrills and taking risks.
ADULTS will learn:
How and why the adolescent brain is significantly different from the adult brain.
What recent research tells us about the effects of sleep deprivation, drug use, screen time, and stress on the development of the adolescent brain.
Strategies you can use to support the healthy development of your child’s brain.